Note to the current situation

The library of the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences provides literature and information services for the Institute's scientific staff.

The library is open again for institute staff!

All online resources of the library are 24/7 accessible.
Please use remote access via: (institutional login).


For more information about the library including our services, resources, MPG.PuRe, Testlibrary, eJournal Viewer, please visit our internal MAX page.


If you have any questions for the library team directly, you are very welcome to stop by.
The team is there for you during the following opening hours:   

  • Monday to Thursday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
  • Friday: 8:30 am - 4 pm

Please contact us for all inquiries via


The library is closed for external visitors until further notice.

Take good care of you and others!

Your Library-Team


Get to know your library

In this video, you will learn more about your library and their services.


eTutorial MPG.PuRe


eTutorial CBS eJournal Viewer

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